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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/17/2020 Analysis, MLB Results and Odds

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Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10-17-2020 Analysis MLB Results and Odds

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/17/2020 – Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers are all set to clash in their game six of the NLCS round. The Braves took to an impressive start against the Dodgers and they still hold the advantage. The Atlanta Braves won three of their seven games and they just needed one last victory to make it to the World Series. As for the Dodgers, they experienced a few mishaps against the Braves, but they bounced back and won two games. The Dodgers need to win both the remaining games to get to the World Series. The baseball betting lines have been updated as these teams battle from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10/17/2020

When: Saturday, October 17, 4:38 PM ET
Where: Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas
Stream: SofaScore

Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves have shown their power in the postseason games, especially against the Dodgers. They managed to defeat the Dodgers in their opening two games and they still have the upper hand. The Braves need to win just one more game on the season to get past the Dodgers. Last night, Atlanta squandered a 2-0 lead and they were forced to give up seven runs to the Dodgers. The Braves were able to score just one more in return. Max Fried will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Fried held an impressive 7-0 record in the regular season with an impressive ERA of 2.25.

Players to watch: M. Ozuna DH (GP 9 AB 40 R 8 H 11 2B 3 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 10 TB 23 BB 1 SO 14 SB 0 AVG 0.275 OBP 0.293 SLG 0.575 OPS 0.868 WAR 0), O. Albies 2B (GP 9 AB 37 R 7 H 12 2B 2 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 4 TB 20 BB 2 SO 5 SB 1 AVG 0.324 OBP 0.35 SLG 0.541 OPS 0.891 WAR 0).

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers are unpredictable at times since they lose when they are not expected too. However, Los Angeles held the best record in the regular season and they are not an easy team to defeat. The Dodgers went deep from the plate last night with Corey Seager and Will Smith’s three-run blast. The Dodgers are powerful and they have everything it takes to make it to the World Series. Los Angeles will turn in Walker Buehler as their starting pitcher in this game. Buehler holds a 1-0 record in the postseason with an ERA of 3.44.

Players to watch: C. Bellinger CF (GP 9 AB 35 R 4 H 9 2B 0 3B 2 HR 2 RBI 8 TB 19 BB 5 SO 11 SB 1 AVG 0.257 OBP 0.35 SLG 0.543 OPS 0.893 WAR 0), J. Turner 3B (GP 9 AB 34 R 7 H 7 2B 1 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 3 TB 8 BB 3 SO 6 SB 0 AVG 0.206 OBP 0.3 SLG 0.235 OPS 0.535 WAR 0).

Atlanta Braves vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Picks

Atlanta Braves put up a decent performance, but the Dodgers have the baseball odds once again on their side. Los Angeles will depend on their powerful hitting squad to get past the Braves as Buehler takes care of the mound.

Score Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Atlanta Braves 3.